USS Margaret (SP-524)
Margaret (U.S. Steam Yacht, 1913) at Boston, Massachusetts, 3 May 1917, while being converted for World War I Navy service.
|Laid down:||date unknown|
|Completed:||in 1913 at Morris Heights, New York|
|Acquired:||by the Navy on 28 April 1917|
|Commissioned:||28 June 1917 as USS Margaret (SP-524)|
|Renamed:||USS SP-524 in 1918|
|Fate:||transferred to the War Department on 9 March 1920|
USS Margaret (SP-524) was a yacht acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War I. She was reconfigured by the Navy at Boston, Massachusetts and served as a patrol craft throughout the war. Post-war she was transferred to the War Department.
World War I service
Margaret, a 145-foot steam yacht, was built in 1913 at Morris Heights, New York. She was acquired by the Navy in April 1917, converted to a patrol vessel, and commissioned late in the following June as USS Margaret (SP-524). She was renamed SP-524 in 1918.
- This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.